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Indian Leap Pedestrian Bridge, Norwich, New London County, CT



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B&W Photos

HB252280
3/4 Frontal View Looking East.

HB252281
3/4 Frontal View Looking West.

HB252282
Barrel Shot Of Bridge Looking West Showing Decking, Guard Rails, And Trusses.

HB252283
Barrel Shot Of Bridge Looking East Showing Decking, Guard Rails, And Trusses.

HB252284
Strut Detail Looking East.

HB252285
Detail View Of Strut And Upper Chord Connection Looking Northeast.

HB252286
Side Elevation Detail Showing Connection Of Upper Chord And Inclined End Post.

HB252287
Strut And Guard Rail Detail, Northwest Corner.

HB252288
Date Plate, Southeast Corner, Reading: 'built By Berlin Construction Co, Berlin Conn

HB252289
View Of Deck Underside And Pier Looking West.

HB252290
Detail, Metal Cleats In Stone Wall To South Of Bridge Near Falls.

HB252291
Powerhouse And Mill Race, North Of Bridge.

HB252292
Farmhouse Northwest Of Bridge.

HB252293
General View Looking North, Showing Pedestrian Bridge In Foreground And Railroad Bridge Beyond.


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Item Title


Location
Norwich, CT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CT-4
Significance: Relatively long pedestrian bridge using structural steel for particular era (1904).

Subjects
Recreation
Transportation
Railroad Companies


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. 3/4 frontal view looking east.
2. 3/4 frontal view looking west.
3. Barrel shot of bridge looking west showing decking, guard rails, and trusses.
4. Barrel shot of bridge looking east showing decking, guard rails, and trusses.
5. Strut detail looking east.
6. Detail view of strut and upper chord connection looking northeast.
7. Side elevation detail showing connection of upper chord and inclined end post.
8. Strut and guard rail detail, northwest corner.
9. Date plate, southeast corner, reading: 'Built by Berlin Construction Co, Berlin Conn. 1904.'
10. View of deck underside and pier looking west.
11. Detail, metal cleats in stone wall to south of bridge near falls.
12. Powerhouse and mill race, north of bridge.
13. Farmhouse northwest of bridge.
14. General view looking north, showing pedestrian bridge in foreground and railroad bridge beyond.


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